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17 February 2023: 400 years
since the death of
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin alias
Molière (1622-1673).

20273-4 © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Roger-Viollet | 914482 | Pierre Mignard (1612-1695). Molière (1622-1673), French dramatist and actor, as Julius Caesar in  La mort de Pompée  (or  The Death of Pompey ) (tragedy by Pierre Corneille). Paris, Comédie-Française. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
778-6 DG
Pierre Mignard (1612-1695). Molière (1622-1673), French dramatist and actor, as Julius Caesar in [...]
Roger-Viollet | 233971 |  Le Médecin malgré lui  (The Doctor in Spite of Himself), play by Molière. Charles Laughton. Paris, Comédie-Française, circa 1937. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
15273-20 DG
"Le Médecin malgré lui" (The Doctor in Spite of Himself), play by Molière. Charles Laughton. Paris, [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 250510 |  L'Avare  (The Miser) by Molière. Michel Aumont (1936-2019). Paris, Comédie-Francaise, September 1969. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
9749-3 DG
"L'Avare" (The Miser) by Molière. Michel Aumont (1936-2019). Paris, Comédie-Francaise, September [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 306692 |  Monsieur de Pourceaugnac  by Molière. Engraving by François Joullain (1697-1778) based on a drawing by Charles Coypel, 1726. B.N.F. Colorized engraving. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
20273-4 DG
"Monsieur de Pourceaugnac" by Molière. Engraving by François Joullain (1697-1778) based on a [...]
Roger-Viollet | 309379 |  Tartuffe  (or The Impostor, or The Hypocrit), play by Molière. Direction : Jean-Paul Roussillon. Claude Mathieu, Simon Eine, Jean Le Poulain, Richard Fontana, Richard Berry, Catherine Ferran and Denise Gence. Paris, Comédie-Française, February 1980. | © Alain Bonhoure / Roger-Viollet
3649-14 DG
"Tartuffe" (or The Impostor, or The Hypocrit), play by Molière. Direction : Jean-Paul Roussillon. [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 641954 |  L'Avare  by Molière. Jacques Mauclair. Paris, théâtre du Palais-Royal, October 1960. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
50441-8 DG
"L'Avare" by Molière. Jacques Mauclair. Paris, théâtre du Palais-Royal, October 1960.
Roger-Viollet | 646328 |  Le Misanthrope  by Molière. Françoise Fabian and Jean Meyer (centre). Paris, théâtre du Palais-Royal, April 1961. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
50529-13 DG
"Le Misanthrope" by Molière. Françoise Fabian and Jean Meyer (centre). Paris, théâtre du [...]
Roger-Viollet | 705870 | Psyche. Choreography : Alexei Ratmansky. Music : César Franck. Author : Molière. Stage design : Karen Kilimnik. Costumes : Adeline André. Lights : Madjid Hakimi. Conductor : Félix Krieger. Chorus : Accentus. Opéra National de Paris orchestra. Paris, Opéra Garnier, on June 18, 2014. | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
81378-8 DG
Psyche. Choreography : Alexei Ratmansky. Music : César Franck. Author : Molière. Stage design : [...]
Roger-Viollet | 742939 |  Le Malade Imaginaire  (The Imaginary Invalid) by Molière. Music : Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Direction : Jean-Marie Villégier. Direction : William Christie. Choreography : Francine Lancelot. Stage design : Carlo Tommasi. Monique Zanetti, Noémi Rime, Claire Brua, Howard Crook, Jean-François Gardeil, Dominique Visse and Bernard Deletré. Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet, March 1990. | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
87934-6 DG
"Le Malade Imaginaire" (The Imaginary Invalid) by Molière. Music : Marc-Antoine Charpentier. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 786934 | Molière and his wife. Engraving inspired by an English painting. 1868. Colorized engraving. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
20903-2 DG
Molière and his wife. Engraving inspired by an English painting. 1868. Colorized engraving.
Roger-Viollet | 787327 |  L'Etourdi ou les Contretemps , play by Molière. Yves Gasc, Philippe Noiret and Daniel Sorano. Théâtre National Populaire, November 1955. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
7409-11 DG
"L'Etourdi ou les Contretemps", play by Molière. Yves Gasc, Philippe Noiret and Daniel Sorano. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 791358 |  Le Malade Imaginaire  (The Imaginary Invalid) by Molière. Music : Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Direction : Jean-Marie Villégier. Direction : William Christie. Choreography : Francine Lancelot. Stage design : Carlo Tommasi. Monique Zanetti, Noémi Rime, Claire Brua, Howard Crook, Jean-François Gardeil, Dominique Visse and Bernard Deletré. Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet, March 1990. | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
87934-2 DG
"Le Malade Imaginaire" (The Imaginary Invalid) by Molière. Music : Marc-Antoine Charpentier. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 797028 | Performance of the  Misanthrope , by Molière. 1666. Carving by Staal and Delannoy. Colourized engraving. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
20183-2 DG
Performance of the "Misanthrope", by Molière. 1666. Carving by Staal and Delannoy. Colourized [...]
Roger-Viollet | 806826 | Louis Jouvet in  Don Juan  by Molière. Paris, théâtre de l'Athénée, December 1947. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
862-11 DG
Louis Jouvet in "Don Juan" by Molière. Paris, théâtre de l'Athénée, December 1947.
 
Roger-Viollet | 858039 | Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828). Bust of Molière (1622-1673), French stage actor and playwright. Paris, Comédie-Française. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
15273-7 DG
Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828). Bust of Molière (1622-1673), French stage actor and playwright. [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 913108 |  Le Malade imaginaire  by Molière. Arièle Séménoff and Michel Bouquet. Paris, Théâtre de l'Atelier, March 1987. | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
17833-2 DG
"Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Arièle Séménoff and Michel Bouquet. Paris, Théâtre de l'Atelier, [...]
Roger-Viollet | 925144 | Molière as Sganarelle. Engraving by Simonin. French National Library. Coloured engraving. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
20183-1 DG
Molière as Sganarelle. Engraving by Simonin. French National Library. Coloured engraving.
Roger-Viollet | 990468 |  Dom Juan , play by Molière. Direction by Louis Jouvet. Louis Jouvet and Fernand René. Paris, Théâtre de l'Athénée, December 1947. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
10424-10 DG
"Dom Juan", play by Molière. Direction by Louis Jouvet. Louis Jouvet and Fernand René. Paris, [...]
Roger-Viollet | 990986 |  Tartuffe  by Molière. Louis Jouvet and Monique Mélinand. Direction: Louis Jouvet. Paris, Théâtre de l'Athénée, January 1950. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
909-1 DG
"Tartuffe" by Molière. Louis Jouvet and Monique Mélinand. Direction: Louis Jouvet. Paris, Théâtre [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1026786 |   Le Bourgeois gentilhomme   (or  The Bourgeois Gentleman ), by Leslie (1794-1859), English painter. London, Victoria and Albert Museum. Colorized painting. | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
20273-3 DG
" Le Bourgeois gentilhomme " (or "The Bourgeois Gentleman"), by Leslie (1794-1859), English [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1069147 | Louis Jouvet and Mancini in   Dom Juan   by Molière. Decors by Christian Bérard. Paris, théâtre de l'Athénée, December 1947. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
7529-8 DG
Louis Jouvet and Mancini in " Dom Juan " by Molière. Decors by Christian Bérard. Paris, théâtre de [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1072626 |  Le Jeu du Kwi-Jok  or  Le Bourgeois gentilhomme  by Molière after a music by Jean-Baptiste Lulli. Adaptation and direction: Eric Vigner. Choreography: Yoon Sung Chul. Korean national ballet and orchestra conducted by Moon Huyung Hee. Stage design: Eunji Peignard and Kim Yoon Si Young. Costumes: Kim Ji Youn and Song Eun Joo. Lights: Joël Hourbeigt. Dramatic art and translation: Choe Jun-Ho. Lee Sang-Jik, Lee Won-Jae, Kim Jong Gu, Lee Young Ho, Seo Sang Won, Kye Mi Kyung, Roh Seok Chae, Han Youn Choon and Lee Eun Hee. Paris, Opéra-Comique, on September 17, 2006. | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
22976-5 DG
"Le Jeu du Kwi-Jok" or "Le Bourgeois gentilhomme" by Molière after a music by Jean-Baptiste Lulli. [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1079777 | Charles Dullin (1885-1945), French actor, as Harpagon in  L'Avare , play by Molière. Paris (9th arrondissement), Théâtre de Paris, 15 rue Blanche, May 1941. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
47846-1 DG
Charles Dullin (1885-1945), French actor, as Harpagon in "L'Avare", play by Molière. Paris (9th [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1084804 |  Dom Juan , play by Molière. Direction : Antoine Bourseiller. Jacques Charon and Georges Descrières. Paris, Comédie-Française, February 1967. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
4350-2 DG
"Dom Juan", play by Molière. Direction : Antoine Bourseiller. Jacques Charon and Georges [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1312537 | The watch of Molière (1622-1673), handed over by Albert Carré (1852-1938), actor, at the museum of the Comédie-Française on the occasion of the tricentennial of the dramatist's birth. Friday 3 Feberuary 1922. Photograph from the French newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
201526-25 DG
The watch of Molière (1622-1673), handed over by Albert Carré (1852-1938), actor, at the museum of [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1408128 | Jean-Louis Barrault (1910-1994), French actor and Madeleine Renaud (1900-1994), French actress in  La Princesse d'Elide  by Molière at the Comédie Française. Paris, May 1946. | © Roger-Viollet / Studio Lipnitzki / Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
1408128 DG
Jean-Louis Barrault (1910-1994), French actor and Madeleine Renaud (1900-1994), French actress in [...]
 
Roger-Viollet | 1412299 | Performance of  Les Amants magnifiques  (or The Magnificent Lovers), a play by Molière (1622-1673) at the Comédie Française. Direction: Jean Meyer. Music: Lully. Sets and costumes: Suzanne Lalique. Paris, October 1954. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
1412299 DG
Performance of "Les Amants magnifiques" (or The Magnificent Lovers), a play by Molière (1622-1673) [...]
Roger-Viollet | 1412300 | Performance of  Les Amants magnifiques  (or The Magnificent Lovers), a play by Molière (1622-1673) at the Comédie Française. Direction: Jean Meyer. Music: Lully. Sets and costumes: Suzanne Lalique. Paris, October 1954. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
1412300 DG
Performance of "Les Amants magnifiques" (or The Magnificent Lovers), a play by Molière (1622-1673) [...]
Roger-Viollet | 294566 |  L'Etourdi  by Molière. Daniel Sorano. Théâtre National Populaire, November 1955. | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
7409-16 DG
"L'Etourdi" by Molière. Daniel Sorano. Théâtre National Populaire, November 1955.
Roger-Viollet | 472620 | Armchair in which died Molière on 1673. Paris, Comédie-Française, circa 1937. | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
15273-5 DG
Armchair in which died Molière on 1673. Paris, Comédie-Française, circa 1937.
 
Roger-Viollet | 677191 |  Le Malade imaginaire  by Molière. Michel Bouquet. Paris, Théâtre de l'Atelier, March 1987. | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
17833-1 DG
"Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Michel Bouquet. Paris, Théâtre de l'Atelier, March 1987.
Roger-Viollet | 1409854 | Television.  Les femmes savantes  (or The Learned Ladies), comedy by Molière (1622-1673), adapted for television by Jean Pignol (1924-1990). Myriam Colombi (1940-2021) and Lise Delamare (1913-2006), French actresses. Paris, 1966. Photograph from the collections of the French newspaper  France-Soir . Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris. | © Fonds France-Soir / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
1409854 DG
Television. "Les femmes savantes" (or The Learned Ladies), comedy by Molière (1622-1673), adapted [...]
Roger-Viollet | 969092 | Attributed to Pierre Mignard (1612-1695). Molière (1622-1673), French dramatist and stage actor. Paris, Comédie-Française. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
61388-19 DG
Attributed to Pierre Mignard (1612-1695). Molière (1622-1673), French dramatist and stage actor. [...]